Award winning bikes of NAHBS 2017

Award winning bikes of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

Rock West Composites – Cargo Bike


The Cargo Bikes is a collaboration between Sam Garfield, James Lyons, and Rylan Hayes, the bike uses a number of readily available parts from Rock West Composites plus a number of custom pieces to create the frame and controls winning Best Experimental Bike.

Shamrock’s – City/Utility bike


Shamrock’s award winning bike took theaward for best City/Utility bike, Tim O’Donnell’s super commuter was one of my favorites at the show due to the level of detail and utility. The bike features a dynamo hub that powers the Shimano Di2 system through a Sinewave charger.

David Kirk – Road Bike


David Kirk won best Road Bike along with Best Fillet Brazed frame, with his super clean lugged stainless Onesto road bike.

Sklar Bikes – Mountain Bike


Best Mountain Bike ended up going to Sklar Bikes for an impeccable and beautiful build.

Tom Donhou – CX Bike


Best CX Bike went to a builder from across the pond, Tom Donhou for his DSSX.

Mosaic Bicycles – CX / Gravel Bike



Splitting the awards this year into Best CX and Best Gravel, Mosaic Bicycles took the award for best Gravel Bike for their GT-1.

LOW Bicycles – Track Bike


Low Bicycles took home the award for best track bike for their MKii Gen 2 Track Std. Their in house shaping of aluminum tubes stands out, and the custom powder coated finishes look amazing.

Santana – Tandem


The Santana Tandem is a traveling tandem with four custom made Z-Coupler joints to allow it to come apart behind the captain and in front of the stoker’s seats. The bike uses custom puzzle like joints which bolt together and maintain the look of the ovalized tubing.

Black Sheep – Fat Bike


Best Artisan Bike went to Black Sheep for their racked out fat bike.

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